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guided the republican party in california to irrelevance. i think that you're seeing a decisive moment at the federal level for republicans much like california in 1994. >> eliot: that's a fascinating metaphor. i had not seen anyone draw that parallel but you're right. by driving the latino voters in california, they made it squarely a democratic state. now your organization has put out an ad that i don't think has aired yet. it basically says in the context of the voteer i.d. laws here's what you need to do to make sure you can vote to exercise your bank democratic right to vote. let's take a look at this ad. >> warning, republicans like january brewer, mitt romney and their tea party friends are trying to steal your vote. wherever you live stolen votes will effect you and almost half of the latino voters in the country. we can stop them. before going to vote on election day, plan on time to vote. second, plan how to edit there. fourth, plan who you will take with you. [ speaking spanish ] we can't let them steal it. >> eliot: arturo, what do you hope to accomplish with this ad? >> we
now congresswoman maxine waters, democrat of california, and co-finders the processsive the congressional progressive caucus and the member of the house financial services committee. all of our attention will turn to the debate for a chance for barack obama to at least resuscitate his reputation as an engageed politician that took a hit last week. how can the president do incorporate a little bit of what biden had last night but still be himself in a debate, especially when it comes to lies on finance. >> you know, there has been a lot of speculation about why the president was perhaps a little bit laid back or a little bit disengaged. and the base, you know, the supporters, they want the kind of confrontation or the kind of approach that biden took last night not only knowing the issues knowing the facts and challenging ryan. this is the kind of debate we would like to see. we have so much--we know so much about who they are what they are not what they have done, what they have not done, and so that information should be put right out there right to force them to deal w
a super train that goes from los angeles to california. >> eliot: tim, who would have thought that barack obama, we could say he doesn't have the vision thing. we think he's so smart and he is. we think he does have vision and i think he does. but he has not presented it. he has never articulated his conception of what government is for, except, as you say, beyond the -- when it came to government -- he built it, infrastructure is the high-speed rail that no one thinks will get done in our lifetime. doug, this is what bothers me. he did not lay the foundation for this anywhere along the past three and a half years. it is easy for mitt rom -- romney to mock it. >> the thing about the $90 billion, the president should have pushed back on that. many of the green energy funds that were made -- that were allocated through the recovery act were very successful and that's been a very successful program. there is a great book out there called the new new deal that looks at the recovery act. i wish the president had pushed
the emotional energy that drives wall street and others in california to act this way? >> i think the american people are owed a full investigation. but for deterrence to work it can't just be the shareholders playing the bill. it has to be people losing their jobs. there needs to be consequence. >> eliot: i think your report this is why i am such a fan, did tell that story. people should read it and internalize what hand. in order to be sanctions that would change behaviors. simply paying money will not do it. unless individual have criminal and civil sanctions held against them, nothing will help. are we making process there? >> not enough. but this lawsuit was a first step because it said this wasn't just one or two transactions, but i still think we have work to do eliot to make sure we have civil pursuit, civil prosecutions that result in tangible consequence. >> eliot: to the individuals. >> to the individuals. >> eliot: you and i were both state officials, so we view things through the prism of hey, states act we don't feel the political restraints of washington. why ha
in california, silicon valley, then you have 10 million jobs in china where they're putting together the ipods. >> and you have people working in the retail stores as well, and you don't have a lot of people filling in the middle ranks. >> eliot: you have this real segmentation of our society and this is the reason why it is happening. to pivot to the politics at the moment, president obama has put together his american jobs act. it did not go far because of the republicans in the senate. would it solve the problem. you look at the pieces of it. one big piece is extending the payroll tax cut. we already have that. so we'll continue without extending t will it make a fundamental difference at all in bringing back middle-wage jobs that we care so much about. >> it will give for money to paychecks. they'll have more money to spend and if they spend more money at their local businesses, then local business also hire more people, that sort of thing. there were more detective things that got to this question of mid-level jobs disappearing. one was more infrastructure spending putting more constr
're professional liars. that's what they do for a living. get a load of what's happening in california. prop 32. it sounds like oh, my god we've these corporations taking this money and we've got to stop the corporations taking payroll from their employees using it for political purposes. >> if you have a telephoto lens, maybe you would see deals cut in shadows and back rooms with contributions government unions control politicians. it is killing california. 11% unemployment. high taxes. lavish pensions. billions in waste. $50 billion a year on education but among the worst performing schools. cut the money tie between special interest lobbyists and career politicians. put people back in charge. yes on prop 32. >> cenk: it sounds like it is anti-corporation, right? no funded by the corporations. in fact, it is pushed by this group called the lincoln club of orange county who also pushed citizens united. you know why they're doing this? and actually it doesn't affect corporations at all. they use their general treasury.
campaign. he famously said george bush to california two days before the election when he needed to be in florida. but the press picked up and ran with it. politico, some of the other insider publications early in the week, romney's got momentum. he's got momentum. this sort of fits into how the media has covered this race. in the summer and in early fall, when obama was had, it was really tied. now that it's tied, romney is sort of ahead. he sort of gets the benefit of the doubt. but again, you know, you talked about the math and the polls. look, romney would be the first -- also be the first candidate to have the momentum who trails in any tossup state he has to win. >> john: he has to win every swing state and convince 40% of latinos to start liking him. >> right. i call this g.o.p. talking. they want to make themselves look bigger. they want to augment their numbers so they hire homeless people to wear scott brown t-shirts, stuff like that. they have a lot of money so -- their free speech is louder than the
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